New York Times correspondent Harrison Salisbury devoted a story on the final day of the Games to how the Soviets had shown poor sportsmanship by dissenting openly with Olympic officials and referees on a number of occasions.
President John F. Meanwhile, increasingly assertive efforts to promote democracy in regions around the world during the s and s made the global ideological climate steadily less friendly to a repressive communist regime. But Soviet aggression, calls for assistance from democratic partners, and sustained political leadership convinced the American public that this was a necessary struggle.
It has encouraged growing Chinese confidence on the global stage, making it harder for Hu and Xi to continue hiding their power and biding their time. People built bomb shelters in their backyards.
Writing after the passions stirred by Vietnam had faded, post-revisionist historians acknowledged that the United States had made errors. As can be seen by the resistance of Serbia, Iraq, and Libya, this does seem to be the case. To that end, he encouraged the United Nations to recognize the communist Chinese government and, after a trip there inbegan to establish diplomatic relations with Beijing.
The fourth attempt, Luna 1launched successfully on January 2,but missed the Moon.